David Waboso

APM president and managing director for Group Digital Railway

David is the managing director for Group Digital Railway at Network Rail, a rail industry initiative to organise and accelerate the changes needed to modernise signalling and train control using digital technology to improve capacity, reliability and provide better connections for customers. He has a passion for the training and education of engineers and project managers, and also the communication of the wider importance of infrastructure to human advancement.

He has served on committees into the teaching of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects in our schools and promotes opportunities for people of all backgrounds to realise their full potential. He was recently awarded a CBE for services to transport in London and was named as Leader of the Year in the Manufacturing and Infrastructure section of the Black British Business Awards on 2 October 2014. In 2015 David accepted the role of president of the Association for Project Management.




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